Three Portable-But-Powerful Pico Projectors

These bright little guys can turn any wall into an impromptu photo gallery.

Candy-bar-sized, LED-powered pico projectors are thebig thing in mini multimedia. Aimed at business traveleers, these have onboard memory, rechargeable batteries and a range of ports to let you project virtually anything, anywhere. LEDs mean no burned-out bulbs and no heat.

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Candy-bar-sized, LED-powered pico projectors are thebig thing in mini multimedia. Aimed at business traveleers, these have onboard memory, rechargeable batteries and a range of ports to let you project virtually anything, anywhere. LEDs mean no burned-out bulbs and no heat. Above: The MPro 150 from 3M ($360) projects images up to 50-inches (diagonally) and has a 90-minute battery life. Compatible with Microsoft Office, it offers 1 gigabyte of internal memory, plus a microSD slot and USB input. 3M.com
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The BenQ Joybee GP1 Mini Projector ($450) lets you watch movies at up to 80 inches and has a 2-watt speker built-in. Other cool features? Wall-color adjustment and automatic keystoning correction. BenQ.com
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Optoma's PK201 ($300) weighs just 5.6-ounces and can fill spaces up to 66-inches with 16:9 widescreen images. The projection range is 10 to 126 inches. It accepts microSD cards up to 16 GB. Optomausa.com